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Yoga Studio Reopens After Year of 'Letting Go'

"I remember exactly what I was wearing, I remember exactly who was in the class, and I remember how hard I cried," said Colleen Saidman Yee of Yoga Shanti of the day in March 2020 when she closed her Sag Harbor yoga studio because of the pandemic. After barely surviving a 15-month shutdown, Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor is seeking to regain its footing with new protocols designed to make students breathe easy about returning to group classes.

Jun 9, 2021

Dorothy Lester Strolls the Beach in 1938

In this timeless photo from the Amagansett Historical Association's Carleton Kelsey Collection, Dorothy Lester (1919-2015) is oceanside in a striped romper and canvas sneakers, wind in her hair.

Jun 10, 2021

More Mining at Sand Land Despite Stop-Work Order

Noyac residents contacted The Star on Monday to report seeing a chain across the entrance to the Sand Land mine -- with activity there apparently on hold -- after Southampton Town came down with a stop-work order on Friday. The order followed a state appeals court ruling the previous week that voided its most recent permit. 

Jun 10, 2021

LIPA Energy Choice Bill Clears a Hurdle

Legislation to facilitate the development of a community choice aggregation program in the Long Island Power Authority's service territory has passed the New York State Assembly and Senate, and will be sent to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for his signature. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who sponsored the legislation, announced its passage in the Assembly last Thursday and in the Senate on Monday.

Jun 10, 2021

Sag Harbor Trustee Candidates Share Visions for Village

The three candidates running for two open Sag Harbor Village Board seats on Tuesday shared their visions for the new Bay Street Theater complex and offered plans to improve water quality, rein in development, increase access to parking, and reduce traffic congestion in a debate on June 4. 

Jun 10, 2021

An East Hampton man arrested on May 28 found himself in trouble with town police again four days later, and it all started when a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck was reported stolen from an undisclosed location on Gingerbread Lane in East Hampton Village.

Jun 10, 2021

East Hampton Town and Sag Harbor Village police levied misdemeanor drunken driving charges against four drivers over the last 11 days.

Jun 10, 2021

Early on the evening of June 1, the presence of a homeless man outside Stop and Shop prompted two calls, but officers were unable to locate him. A man asleep in his silver Lincoln in the store's parking lot was the object of another call the next day. He told police he was about to go home. 

Jun 10, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

Terrie Sultan: Agent of Change

Did Terrie Sultan consider retirement after she stepped down as director of the Parrish Art Museum? Not a chance.

Jun 10, 2021

"Becoming Dr. Ruth" is a one-woman show, and a tour de force for Tovah Feldshuh. Ms. Feldshuh has the voice and the mannerisms of her subject down cold, and she also inhabits Dr. Ruth as a living, breathing person. 

Jun 10, 2021

"Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks" examines the world's waterways as the network all of history has traveled.

Jun 10, 2021

A group of Chris Kelly's "Interiors" painted over the last 18 months and some of his sculptures, all based on the golden ratio, but deconstructed, are on view at Colm Rowan Fine Art in East Hampton.

Jun 10, 2021

Food

Pasta Is the Stuff of Memories for These Entrepreneurial Brothers

The primary ingredient of the Carroll brothers' four varieties of pasta is stone-milled whole grain wheat from Amber Waves, which Carissa's Bakery has used for years. Sean Carroll was one of Carissa Waechter's first bakery employees.

Jun 10, 2021